APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, dismissed the application filed by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) and directed the State Electricity Regulatory Commission ...
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Guaranteed Offtake the Reason for Success of MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Tender

Guaranteed Offtake the Reason for Success of MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Tender

Stakeholders in the solar industry believe that tariffs in upcoming solar auctions are likely to settle around ₹2.50 (~$0.034)/kWh, given the spike in module and commodity prices. Developers are bracing ...
Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ordered the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to fulfill its payment obligations for energy injected into the grid from four wind ...
/ / Wind
MSEDCL Floats Tender to Procure Power from 800 MW of Wind Power Projects

MSEDCL Floats Tender to Procure Power from 800 MW of Wind Power Projects

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has issued requests for selection (RfS) to procure 500 MW wind power from intrastate wind power projects and 300 MW wind power from ...
/ / Wind
Tender Issued for 487 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Maharashtra

Tender Issued for 487 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids for 487 MW of decentralized solar projects of 500 kW to 2 MW capacity under Component A of the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
MERC Directs DISCOM to Allow Gross Metering for a Stalled Rooftop Solar System

MERC Directs DISCOM to Allow Gross Metering for a Stalled Rooftop Solar System

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, asked the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to remove restrictions on a rooftop solar system immediately. MSEDCL is ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CESL Floats Tender for 60 MW of Solar PV Modules in Maharashtra

CESL Floats Tender for 60 MW of Solar PV Modules in Maharashtra

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has floated a tender to procure 60 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules (330 Wp and ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Regulator Rejects Wind Developers' Plea for Interest on Delayed Payment by DISCOM

Regulator Rejects Wind Developers’ Plea for Interest on Delayed Payment by DISCOM

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, has rejected the petition seeking directions against Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for failing to comply with the ...
/ / Other, Wind
Tata Power and Azure Power Winners in MSEDCL’s 500 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Auction

Tata Power and Azure Power Win MSEDCL’s 500 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Auction

Tata Power and Azure Power were declared winners in the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited’s (MSEDCL) auction to procure power from 500 MW of from grid-connected interstate and intrastate ...
ACME Solar and ReNew Power Winners in MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

ACME Solar and ReNew Power Winners in MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

ACME Solar Holdings and ReNew Solar Power were declared the winners in the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited’s (MSEDCL) auction to procure power from 500 MW of solar photovoltaic ...
Tender Issued for Short-Term Firm Power With Banking Arrangement

Tender Issued for Short-Term Firm Power With Banking Arrangement

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids to import and export short-term power under banking arrangements from trading licensees, state utilities, distribution licensees, and state electricity ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
MSEDCL's 500 MW Wind Solar Hybrid Tender Oversubscribed by 1 GW

MSEDCL’s 500 MW Wind Solar Hybrid Tender Oversubscribed by 1 GW

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited's (MSEDCL) tender to procure 500 MW of wind-solar hybrid power has received a good response from the bidders. It has been oversubscribed by ...
DISCOM Asked to Refund Electricity Duty Levied on Renewable Energy Open Access Consumer

DISCOM Asked to Refund Electricity Duty Levied on Renewable Energy Open Access Consumer

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) to provide the credit adjustment for wrongful levy of electric duty to open access power ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Tender Receives Robust Response, Oversubscribed by 3.5 GW

MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Tender Receives Robust Response, Oversubscribed by 3.5 GW

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited’s (MSEDCL) tender for 500 MW of solar projects has received a strong response. It has been oversubscribed by more than 3.5 GW, according ...
Regulator Allows Partial Credit Adjustment for an Open Access Wind Power Consumer

Regulator Allows Partial Credit Adjustment for an Open Access Wind Power Consumer

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent ruling, allowing for credit adjustment of units generated from wind projects for September 2017, July 2018, and October 2019 for an ...
/ / Wind
MSEDCL Asked Not to Levy Additional Surcharge for a Captive Open Access Solar Project

MSEDCL Asked Not to Levy Additional Surcharge for a Captive Open Access Solar Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, asked Exide Industries not to pay any additional surcharge for captive power consumption and directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution ...
Maharashtra Tenders 500 MW of Distributed Solar Projects With ₹3.05/kWh Tariff Cap

Maharashtra Tenders 500 MW of Distributed Solar Projects With ₹3.05/kWh Tariff Cap

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids for 500 MW of distributed solar projects (0.5 MW to 2 MW) under Component A of the Pradhan Mantri ...
Solar Developer's Plea for Safeguard Duty Compensation Rejected as Premature

Solar Developer’s Plea for Safeguard Duty Compensation Rejected as Premature

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, dismissed the petition of ACME Heergarh Powertech, seeking compensation to offset the alleged financial impact that imposing safeguard duty led ...
MSEDCL tender

Maharashtra DISCOM Invites Bids to Procure 500 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Power

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids to procure 500 MW of wind-solar hybrid power on a long-term basis from grid-connected interstate and intrastate projects. The ...
MSEDCL tender

MSEDCL Issues Tender to Procure Power from 500 MW of Solar Projects

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) had invited bids to procure power from 500 MW of interstate or intrastate grid-connected solar projects on a long-term basis. The last ...
APTEL Allows Open Access, Banking Facility to Four Wind Power Generators in Maharashtra

APTEL Allows Open Access, Banking Facility to Four Wind Power Generators in Maharashtra

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to grant open access facility to four wind developers and also ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tender Issued for 1,300 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra With Tariff Cap of ₹3.05/kWh

Tender Issued for 1,300 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra With Tariff Cap of ₹3.05/kWh

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids to procure 1,300 MW solar power from projects to be connected at distribution network (11/22 kV) in 29 districts ...
Regulator Rules in Favor of Solar Project Developer for Delay in Signing PPA

Regulator Rules in Favor of Solar Project Developer for Delay in Signing PPA

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) not to encash Avaada Energy's bank guarantee for a delay in signing the power ...
SECI Asked to Compensate Maharashtra DISCOM for Delay in Commissioning Solar Projects

SECI Asked to Compensate Maharashtra DISCOM for Delay in Commissioning Solar Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has asked the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to compensate the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for the short supply of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra Allows Purchase of Power from Bagasse-Based Projects Through MoU Route

Maharashtra Allows Purchase of Power from Bagasse-Based Projects Through MoU Route

In a recent order, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) allowed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to enter into a power purchase agreement (PPA) under the memorandum ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy